Gila Monster Animal Pictures

Heloderma suspectum

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Lizard Gila Monster( Heloderma suspectum) on sand
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Lizard Gila Monster( Heloderma suspectum) on a rock
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Gila Monster close up of face with mouth open and forked tongue sticking out
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Bright orange and black Gila Monster, venomous lizard in the road in Arizona.
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Gila monster - Heloderma suspectum, poisonous, white background
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Slowest Animals In North America
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Gilas are sluggish creatures that feed primarily on eggs raided from bird nests and newborn mammals, such as rabbits and squirrels.

Slowest Animals: Gila Monster

Slowest Animals: Gila Monster
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Rather than injecting venom through hollow fangs like venomous snakes, Gila Monsters have enlarged, grooved teeth in their lower jaw.

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